Toronto vs Boston Recap - Blue Jays Over Red Sox 5-4
|Toronto vs Boston Recap - Blue Jays Over Red Sox 5-4|
Toronto got 8 innings of work from Ricky Romero en route to a 5-4 victory over Boston on Wednesday at Fenway Park.
The Blue Jays were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Ricky Romero earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam Loewen in the win.
Boston got a 5 1/3-inning outing from John Lackey in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jacoby Ellsbury had 1 hit in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 6.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Toronto looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Boston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.